Item 9 - Letter from William Whewell

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Letter from William Whewell


  • 8 Oct. 1817 (Creation)

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Grecian Coffee House, Strand - WW writes to inform HJR of what the seniors have determined: 'they have thought me worthy to be one of their number - so that I may now if I chuse go on imbibing college ale & college politics for the rest of my life'. News on other fellowship candidates. WW is 'ready to meditate upon reviews[,] magazines[,] essays or any other project for the good of mankind and our own immortalization'. Does HJR know where Richard Jones is - he would like to go and see him.

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